Sandals Resorts International is proud to announce its recent honor at TravelAge West’s 2016 WAVE Awards, held at the Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey on June 16th, 2016. Honorees were recognized in 68 categories that spanned cruise, tour operator, airline, hotel and resort, travel insurance and rail vacations. The annual awards gave travel agents in the Western U.S the opportunity to recognize the outstanding qualities and services of their travel supplier partners.
Sandal Resorts International top honor included Best All-Inclusive Hotel Chain, Caribbean.
More than 5,500 travel agent professionals throughout the 15 Western states and readers of TravelAge West voted on the best-of-the-best from a list of Editor’s Pick award recipients that were chosen after careful review by TravelAge West Editor-in-Chief Kenneth Shapiro and the editorial team of TravelAge West. Review methods included product analysis, on-site visits, a survey of a select group of travel agents and online research.
“The WAVE Awards are a great gauge of how travel companies are perceived by agents,” said Shapiro. “Our readers are always enthusiastic about supporting the companies that are great to work with and that consistently deliver for travelers.” TravelAge West has been serving the travel industry for over 46 years as a leading source of travel industry news and product information. Read by travel agents, travel suppliers and travel industry professionals, the publication has a circulation of 20,000 in 15 Western United States.